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Earth, Moon & Sun


Recommended for ages 7-11 (Grades 2-6) 
Length: Approx. 30 minutes

Come see the North Museum's newest show, Earth, Moon & Sun! Explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, who has a lot to learn about our home planet and its neighbors. Learn why the Sun rises and sets and the basics of solar energy. Examine the Moon's orbit, phases, craters and eclipses. Join us on an exciting journey that begins with the Earth, Moon & Sun!

Produced by UNC Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

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The North Museum of Natural History and Science is commited to continued education of students. This show focuses on the following Pennsylvania Educational Standards:

3.3.3.B1 - relate the rotation of the earth and day/night to the apparent movement of the sun, moon and stars across the sky
3.3.3.B1 - describe the changes that occur in the observable shape of the moon over the course of a month
3.3.4.B2 - patterns and phases of the moon
3.3.7.B2 - patterns of the sun, Earth and moon system and the position of the stars